How AI can make you a digital artist? 🧑‍🎨️

April 10, 2023

The Super Mario Bros movie is in theatres. So let’s mix nostalgia and fun with AI. Recently an Nvidia AI researcher, Jim Fan, got access to Adobe Firefly - an AI suite built by Adobe. He generated images with a detailed text description (or prompt as it is called) and compared it with Midjourney (which is the current state of the art).

Prompt given: A photograph capturing Super Mario in a pose in a dim lit street and a big reflection in a puddle on the ground, there is a slight haze in the air, and you know something is about to happen, there is anticipation. It’s like a scene from a Hollywood movie, high production value, anthropomorphic lens glare.

Let’s look at the results.

Adobe Firefly generated image
Midjourney generated image

👇  Adobe vs Midjourney

The incumbent Midjourney has beaten the giant Adobe hands-down in image generation. That is the potential of AI, where with an excellent product, an incumbent can beat a giant and give them a run on the money.

But this is still too early to say - Image generation is just one part of the toolkit for Adobe Firefly.

Other things Firefly can do:

  • Replace subjects: You can identify an object in an image and replace it with anything else.
  • Video editing: You can edit your videos like a pro without spending too much time learning video editing. Text-to-video editing capabilities are in the pipeline.
  • 3D Modelling: Firefly can add new styles and variations of objects in 3D videos.

🤔 Why are Adobe images so bad?

Why are Adobe Firefly images so bad? Reason: It is trained only on Adobe stock and open license images, while Midjourney is trained on all images (irrespective of copyright). This is good news for companies who don’t want any copyright issues with the images.

Where does the copyright lie when you train on copyright images? A very tricky area where policymakers will have to struggle (or ask AI to propose a solution 🙂).

For now, explore all the tools and use the best for your need.

😃 AI Humour

Google Bard is really honest about how it feels about GPT-4 😅.

🛠️ Tool of the Day


With this extension, you can automatically create flashcards on any website, youtube video or pdf via AI to revise what you have learnt and retain the knowledge better.  

💬 Prompt of the Day

I want you to act as an English translator, spelling corrector and improver. I will speak to you in any language and you will detect the language, translate it and answer in the corrected and improved version of my text, in English. I want you to replace my simplified A0-level words and sentences with more beautiful and elegant, upper level English words and sentences. Keep the meaning same, but make them more literary. I want you to only reply the correction, the improvements and nothing else, do not write explanations. My first sentence is "Party Pathan Ke Ghar Me Rakhoge To Mehman Navazi Ke Liye Pathan To Aayega Aur Patakhe Bhi Layega"

Reference: awesome-chatgpt-prompts.

This prompt can work as an alternative to Google translate. Copy the prompt into chatgpt and check it out. After that, continue adding any sentences - it will translate into English (Believe me, it works).

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